UPS Multi Drop Driver (3.5T, B Licence) - based Newmaket in United Kingdom

Job Description

Multi Drop Driver (3.5T, B Licence) - based Newmaket-035361


Polar Speed, a UPS company, is a logistics company and innovative provider of temperature sensitive transportation and pharmaceutical supply chain solutions in the UK.


BASED Newmarket Depot, Unit 11 Acorn Business Park, Oaks Drive, Off Fordham Road, Newmarket, CB8 7SY

£8.17 per hour less than 1 year’s service - £8.42 per hour more than 1 year but less than 4 years’ service - £8.68 four years’ and over

Polar Speed has a reputation for quality, compliance, operational and customer facing technology and monitoring solutions in the growing temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical logistics market in the UK. The company specialises in active temperature-controlled deliveries to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers and medical care surgeries as well as to end patients which it serves through its homecare business. Its customers include some of the best known pharmaceutical brands in the world.

As a multi-drop driver, you’ll make collections and deliveries to GP surgeries, retail pharmacies, home delivery patients, wholesalers and hospitals. Starting around 0700 hours, you’ll work a minimum of 30 hours per week (6 hours per day) and must be flexible and prepared to work additional hours as and when required to meet our service requirements which may be of an urgent medical nature. For this role, you may expect to work on a Monday to Friday basis with weekend and bank holiday working as required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Check and scan all consignments

  • Complete daily safety checks of vehicle and refrigeration unit

  • Deliver consignments on an accurate and timely basis ensuring products stay within the required temperature range

  • Ensure that records of deliveries are electronically captured and driver manifests are completed

  • Maintain daily communications to provide service updates

  • Demonstrate professional and safe driving competency at all times

  • Present a smart working appearance at all times

Key Skills/Experience/Requirements:

• A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience

• Must hold a B category driving licence (ideally no more than 3 points)• Previous multi-drop experience advantageous• Excellent communication and customer service skills• Ability to build effective working relationships with customers/clients, whilst appreciating the need for maintaining confidentiality• Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise• Good team player and able to work on your initiative

job Driver

Primary Location GB-Cambridgeshire-Newmarket

Schedule Full-time


Category: Driver

Requisition Number: 035361

Location: ,United Kingdom